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How to Start a Career in Government Contracts

Follow Interview with John Sorrenti (GW Law Class of ’10) By Todd Watson GW Law is considered one of the best schools in the country for government contracts.  Many students either come here to pursue that field of practice, or decide to after taking an entry level class.  But...

D.C. Mayor Plays Both Sides On Immigration – Prerna Lal

Follow On Wednesday, Mayor Vincent Gray signed an executive order that would prohibit D.C. police and public safety officials from inquiring as to an individual’s immigration status during arrests and other operations. “We’re not going to be instruments of federal law when it...

He Did Not Hurt Me, But It Hurt by Katherine Mereand-Sinha

Follow I was walking by myself on 20th between L & M Streets, NW, at about 8:50 p.m. last Wednesday.  A stranger in a wide-brimmed felt hat and a nice trench coat walked towards me.  He stepped close, too close, said coldly “white bitch”, and flicked a lit...

Controversy Surrounds Opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial by Bradford L. Seamon Jr

Follow The newly erected Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial opened to the public on August 22, 2011.  The memorial borders the Tidal Basin and covers a span of about four acres slightly southwest of the National Mall here in the nation’s capital.  It is located between the Lincoln...

Largest Quake in Recorded DC History Leaves Minimal Damage by Alex Giannattasio

Follow August 24, 2011, DC: A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit the East Coast on Tuesday, making it the largest in DC recorded history. Lasting for more than 30 seconds, the tremor extended up and down the East Coast, and was felt as far north as Toronto, and as far west as Detroit....

Getting Acquainted With the District by Stephanie Levitt

Follow Whether you hail from Korea, England, Pakistan, or Pumpkintown, South Carolina, you’ve made it to GW Law. Congratulations! You’re an official resident of the District of Columbia. And you will remain so for the next three-to-four years. If you’re still feeling a little...